Group leader: Stefano Geuna
Date of birth: 18-07-1986 - Nationality: Italian
Work at: Laboratory of Human Anatomy, Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, Orbassano (Turin), Italy
Training and professional experience
November 2009: Bachelor degree “Biomedical Laboratory Technician “from the University of Turin
January 2010 - January 2012: scholarship entitled "Technologies for the regeneration of peripheral nerves surgically repaired" at the Laboratory of Human Anatomy, San Luigi Hospital, Department of Clinical Sciences and Biological Sciences, University of Turin. (Prof. Stefano Geuna).
February 2012- to present: Winner of ban for technitian position (two years) at the Laboratory of Human Anatomy, San Luigi Hospital, Department of Clinical Sciences and Biological Sciences, University of Turin. (Prof. Stefano Geuna).
2010-to present : Assignment of complement to the teaching of Human Anatomy for the Bachelor
of Technical of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation from the University of Turin
-Electron microscopy and ultrastructural analysis.
-Validation of microarray analysis
-Analysis of recovery of motor function in rats and mice using behavioral tests.
-Optical microscopy and confocal analysis of histological and cytological specimens prepared by histological techniques, histochemical and immunofluorescence.
-Quantitative morphological analysis of the regeneration of nerve fibers by stereological methods.
-Extraction and culture of primary lines of ganglion sensory neurons.
-Recombinant techniques of molecular biology (cloning, production of fusion proteins with GFP or FLAG, preparation of constructs in plasmids, adenoviral and lentiviral vectors).
-Analysis of protein expression (western blotting) and mRNA (qualitative RT-PCR and real time quantitative RT-PCR).
Main research interests
Plasticity, neurogenesis and regeneration in the peripheral nervous system.